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S.S. Mendi disaster 21st February 1917

February 21 2017 at 10:23 AM
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Jacques  (no login)

 
Those interested in naval history might be interested to know that today, 21st February 2017, marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the troopship S.S.Mendi, the greatest South African military disaster and one of the 20th century's worst maritime disasters, during which 616 South African officers and men lost their lives.

Seehttp://www.navy.mil.za/newnavy/mendi_history/mendi_hist.htm

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Jacques


    
This message has been edited by Visje1981 on Feb 23, 2017 7:49 AM


 
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